Dr. Maya Ackerman

The Future of Music

CEO & Co-Founder, WaveAI Inc., Computer Engineering Professor, Santa Clara University

Dr. Maya Ackerman, PhD., is a Computer Engineering Professor at Santa Clara University and the CEO/Co-founder of WaveAI Inc., where she and her team created ALYSIA, an Artificial Intelligence that makes songwriting accessible to everyone (http://www.tryalysia.com/). Dr. Ackerman specializes in Machine Learning and Computational Creativity with over 26 publications in leading conferences and journals and numerous research awards. Maya is also a trained singer, specializing in opera.